Fans & Tassel earrings
Fans & Tassel earrings
Fans & Tassel earrings
Fans & Tassel earrings
Fans & Tassel earrings

Fans & Tassel earrings

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Gorgeous golden filigree vintage oriental fans with a leaf motif and tiny copper and gold tassels.

Stunning, simple and easy to wear day into night.

Earring drop including tassel: 8.5cm
Width of fan: 5.5cm

Earring wires are 18 carat gold plated

The secret language of the fan had its hey day in the 18th century.

  • The fan placed near the heart: "You have won my love"
  • A closed fan touching the right eye: "When may I be allowed to see you?"
  • The number of sticks shown answered the question: "At what hour?"
  • Threatening movements with a fan closed: "Do not be so imprudent"
  • Half-opened fan pressed to the lips: "You may kiss me"
  • Hands clasped together holding an open fan: "Forgive me"
  • Covering the left ear with an open fan: "Do not betray our secret"
  • Hiding the eyes behind an open fan: "I love you"
  • Shutting a fully opened fan slowly: "I promise to marry you"
  • Drawing the fan across the eyes: "I am sorry"
  • Touching the finger to the tip of the fan: "I wish to speak with you"
  • Letting the fan rest on the right cheek: "Yes"
  • Letting the fan rest on the left cheek: "No"
  • Opening and closing the fan several times: "You are cruel"
  • Dropping the fan: "We will be friends"
  • Fanning slowly: "I am married"
  • Fanning quickly: "I am engaged"
  • Putting the fan handle to the lips: "Kiss me"
  • Opening a fan wide: "Wait for me"
  • Placing the fan behind the head: "Do not forget me"
  • Placing the fan behind the head with finger extended: "Goodbye"
  • Fan in right hand in front of face: "Follow me"
  • Fan in left hand in front of face: "I am desirous of your acquaintance"
  • Fan held over left ear: "I wish to get rid of you"
  • Drawing the fan across the forehead: "You have changed"
  • Twirling the fan in the left hand: "We are being watched"
  • Twirling the fan I the right hand: "I love another"
  • Carrying the open fan in the right hand: "You are too willing"
  • Carrying the open fan in the left hand: "Come and talk to me"
  • Drawing the fan through the hand: "I hate you!"
  • Drawing the fan across the cheek: "I love you!"
  • Presenting the fan shut: "Do you love me?"

Ghost and Lola hand-sculpt contemporary jewellery for modern day gypsies and fashionistas from rare gems and vintage components, offering glamorous and exquisitely detailed hand-crafted one-off creations.

Handmade in Byron Bay, Australia